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New Container Clematis
Container gardening continues to be a hot trend, and more perennial plants are being bred to grow well in these small spaces. One of the best new clematis to grow in containers is Clematis...
Organic Ketchup Protects Against Cancer
It's been well documented that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato-based products, such as ketchup, helps protect us against cancers of the breast, pancreas, prostate, and intestines. Now...
Learn to Graft
If you're looking for a fun horticultural project to help pass the winter, consider learning about grafting. You can learn the techniques from the comfort of your home with this award-winning,...
From the specialists in hummingbird mints (Agastache) comes a new award-winning variety that features foot-long spikes of rose-pink flowers, a raspberry red calyx, and sweetly scented foliage....
In the Garden
The term "vigorous grower" in a catalog description can assure the beginning gardener of success. But it also can be a red flag for more experienced gardeners. Depending on locale, some plants can be desirable or dreaded. Plant vigor can guarantee easy...
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Favorite or New Plant
Chasmanthe A South African native in the iris family, chasmanthe has 3-foot-tall, bright green, upright...
Clever Gardening Technique
Recycle Shoes Into Garden Clogs Shoes that are no longer presentable in public can achieve new lives in the garden. I leave my...
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- Plant Potatoes
- Choose Carrot Varieties According to Soil Type
- Plant Bare-Root Trees and Vines
- Sow Posies
- Plant Summer Bulbs